Category: Weekly Contact

Weekly Contact 2nd Addition – February 21, 2020

R A Y  B L U E Sunday, March 8, 2020               The world-travelling Ray Blue, performer/educator/composer, is coming to First Presbyterian Church Sunday, March 8. He will help us glorify God during worship, conduct a jazz workshop after worship, and perform in concert in the sanctuary at 3 p.m. We welcome him back and […]

First Press Weekly – 1-30-20

    Dear Members and Friends,             I am in Little Rock, Arkansas, my first visit to this city and state. I’m here for the Association of Presbyterian Christian Educators annual conference. I’m guessing there are about 500 or more of us.             Ginny and I walked down a long street to the Clinton Library […]

First Press Weekly

 January 23, 2020             Session has met twice this month. Two items received particular attention: stewardship/budget and a self-study in preparation for forming a pastor nominating committee.              Roger Dana made an announcement last Sunday morning about stewardship/budget and he will make another this week. This Sunday he will use slides to illustrate the information […]

Weekly Contact – December 19, 2019

Dear Members and Friends,              Christmas does touch different people in different ways. One person may be anticipating reunion and reconciliation with an important person in their life. Another may have a hole in their heart due to the death of someone they dearly treasured. Yet another may have sustained an injury and feel quite […]

Weekly Contact – December 5, 2019

 SUNDAY WORSHIP       The children have been learning about the elements of worship and worship leadership in preparation for worship this Sunday. They will handle everything but playing the organ and delivering the sermon.  Come a few minutes early to hear the Brass Ensemble.        ELECTION OF DEACONS AND ELDERS after worship. And the nominees […]

Weekly Contact–November 27, 2019

Dear Members and Friends,   “Why did you come to Marion?” is a question I have heard many times. I think another question precedes this one. “Why was I interested in having conversation with the interim pastor search committee?”   The answer is “Internally Nurturing – Externally Serving.” So often information about congregations demonstrate such […]

Weekly Contact – November 21, 2019

            This is Christ the King Sunday. Music and a procession will support this special day. As you look forward to worship, remember these six items:             Sign up for the church picture directory at                         Pancake breakfast served by the youth this Sunday, Nov. 24             Support the Angel Tree (Social Hall) […]